arrested and expelled for an exploding science project at her school?Remember Kiera Wilmot, the 16-year-old Florida honour student who was recently
Well, turns out she may see a happy ending after all.
In addition to her criminal charges being dropped when the scientific community petitioned on her behalf, she has now received a full scholarship to attend Space Camp courtesy of 18-year NASA veteran Homer Hickam, reports ABC.
"I'm really excited about going," says Kiera, who will be starting the program in July. "Especially the zero gravity tank, I've always wanted to do that."
"You're not just sitting in a classroom hearing about it, you're on the floor, in spacecraft simulators, experiencing zero gravity," Hickam says. "They run through real space missions, like voyages to the moon or Mars, where they are given problems they must solve."
Hickman, a former lead astronaut for Spacelab and the International SpaceRead More »from Kiera Wilmot is going to Space Camp: Does this make up for her arrest over an exploding science project?